Discovery certificate for object 2018kjo
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 26894 [ 2018TNSTR1963....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-12-22 00:42:16
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018kjo
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18dxg
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 17:27:46.340 (261.943083) DEC = +34:28:02.24 (34.467289)
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 15:14:24 (JD=2458473.135)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy 2MASS J17274639+3428015

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-12-20 15:14:24
Flux: 18.54 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-11-27 22:53:45
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018kjo